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Okanogan blues, grouse that is...
« on: August 14, 2007, 07:52:02 PM »
I did some scouting near my property to see what might be around. To my suprise there were a lot of blue grouse around. Several held long enough to get a couple of photos. I'll see if I can post them...





Now the big question is will they still be around in two weeks... :dunno:

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Re: Okanogan blues, grouse that is...
« Reply #1 on: August 14, 2007, 07:58:02 PM »
Nice pictures. What was the elevation?

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« Reply #2 on: August 14, 2007, 08:04:55 PM »
3000 to 3200 or so...I'm guessing because the house is at 2600. Not quite to the ridge top...

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« Reply #3 on: August 14, 2007, 08:11:42 PM »
Great pics, I am getting excited about grousin too!
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« Reply #4 on: August 14, 2007, 10:07:15 PM »
Great pics..

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Re: Okanogan blues, grouse that is...
« Reply #5 on: August 15, 2007, 07:29:53 AM »
nice pics roper...
good luck with the season and keep the pic's coming.
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« Reply #6 on: August 21, 2007, 03:51:35 PM »
 That road looks familiar. I'm guessing near Cape laBelle area. I've shot some thunderchicken up there, mostly Blues and a couple Roughs. It's amazing the density of birds over there considering how dry it usually is.

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« Reply #7 on: August 21, 2007, 03:57:09 PM »
I was gonna guess the road was in Ellensburg, near the Elk heights area...looks like the exact same spot that a few blues outsmarted me last year.

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Re: Okanogan blues, grouse that is...
« Reply #8 on: August 21, 2007, 04:11:54 PM »
 Okanogan County.

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« Reply #9 on: August 21, 2007, 11:03:28 PM »
Ok, sorry but I am a bit slow today, you asking about the road my kids are hauling all the grouse up for me?
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« Reply #10 on: August 22, 2007, 09:20:49 AM »
 Sure, is it a USFS road? I hunt the area between hwy 20 and Aeneas Valley Rd.

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Re: Okanogan blues, grouse that is...
« Reply #11 on: August 22, 2007, 07:00:59 PM »
Chelan county.
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